Awards and Nominations

Each winter term, the Office for Student Engagement and Practice invites nominations for three recognitions: Graduation Student Speaker, Excellence in Teaching, and Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (GSI). Below, please find links to the nomination forms. Nominations for the Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding GSI awards are being accepted through Sunday, March 7, 2021. Nominations for the three student speakers are being accepted through Sunday, March 14, 2021. 

Graduation Student Speaker

One student from each degree level (bachelor's, master's, and doctoral) will be invited to address their fellow graduates as part of the School of Public Health Virtual Graduation Ceremony. Please note that a faculty reference is required for this nomination. 

School of Public Health Graduation Speaker Application

Excellence in Teaching Award

Recognizes a faculty member who has made an exceptional contribution to teaching and mentoring students at the School of Public Health.

Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination

Outstanding GSI Award

Recognizes a Graduate Student Instructor who has made an outstanding contribution to teaching and mentoring School of Public Health students.

Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award Nomination

Please contact School of Public Health Registrar Kathy Hastings ( with questions about the nomination process.